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Apple Announces 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-Inch iPhone 6 Plus

Apple announced the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus. The 4.7-inch iPhone 6 features a 1334×750 display at 326 pixels-per-inch while the iPhone 6 Plus features a 1920×1080 display at 401 PPI. The iPhone 6 is said to have more than 1 million pixels, while the iPhone 6 Plus is said to have 2 million pixels. Both the device is said to have ‘Retina HD display’.


The iPhone 6 will be a thinner device measuring at 6.9 mm and the iPhone 6 Plus just a little more at 7.1 mm. Both the devices feature next generation A8 chips which are built with 64-bit architecture. As stated by Apple, the new A8 chip delivers 25% faster CPU performance and is 13% smaller in size and 50% energy efficient when compared to the A7. The device also accompanies next gen M8 co-processor which can now estimate distance and elevation changes. The device’s new 802.11ac Wi-Fi, is3x faster than 802.11n. It has also got high speed LTE connectivity upto 150 Mbps.


Apple has given a better battery statistics this time stating that, iPhone 6 will get 50 hours of battery life for audio, 11 hours for video, 11 hours for WiFi browsing and 10 hours for LTE browsing. It will also get 80 hours of battery life for audio, 14 hours for video, and 12 for WiFi and LTE browsing.


Talking about the new camera now, bothe the model have got same 8-megapixel camera sensor with True-tone flash. The new ‘Focus-Pixel’ technology by Apple helps determining the focus point faster and focuses 2x faster than iPhone 5s.The camera also features next-gen tone mapping and noise reduction. The iPhone 6 Plus has also got OIS embedded into the chip. Both devices shoot in 1080p at 30fps and 60fps, along with 240fps slo-mo video, which is up from 120fps on the iPhone 5s. The front facing FaceTime HD camera has also received a new sensor with a f2.2 aperture that lets in 81% new light. Thats a good news for Selfie-crazy people.


Both devices will launch on September 19. The iPhone 6 will be available in 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB variants for $199, $299, and $399. The iPhone 6 Plus will be available in the same storage capacities for $299, $399, and $499, respectively. Both iPhone 6 models also come in the same Space Grey, Gold, and Silver variants. Apple will roll out both the device with iOS 8 pre-installed. Previous models will get the upgrade starting September 17th.

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